A diamond single-stone ring
Lot 12
A diamond single-stone ring
Sold for £9,600 (US$ 15,406) inc. premium

Lot Details
A diamond single-stone ring
A diamond single-stone ring
The brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 4.68 carats, within an eight-claw setting, ring size J½

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Emma Photiades (1913-1999)
    Direct descent

    This diamond single-stone ring was previously owned by classical Spanish dancer Emma Photiades, known as la Marques, who came to London after fleeing the Spanish Civil War in 1936. She actively continued her career in Paris and London, appearing with Vera Lynn, Irish tenor John McCormack and film star and comedian Terry Thomas, amongst others. The diamond ring was often worn when she danced as can be seen in the photograph.
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